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'Dance Moms' Secrets & Scandals: 12 Juiciest Fights & Fakes To Rock Abby Lee Miller & The ALDC

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Mar. 15 2016, Updated 1:35 p.m. ET

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There’s so much drama at the Abby Lee Dance Company that the dance studio made famous by Dance Moms may as well be a theater company! Click through to read the top 12 secrets and scandals from the ALDC, where Abby Lee Miller’s motto is “save your tears for your pillow!”

Arrivals for the RealityWanted TV Awards

Arrivals for the RealityWanted TV Awards
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Miller’s real-life drama is playing out on the show! The 49-year-old was charged with two counts of bankruptcy fraud, five counts of concealment of assets and 12 counts of false bankruptcy declarations. She pled “not guilty” to all of the counts. If Abby is found guilty of the crimes, she will be forced to pay $5 million in fines and could be behind bars for up to five years.

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People's Choice Awards 2016 - Press Room

People’s Choice Awards 2016 – Press Room
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Any dancer knows that studying the art can break the bank but even Dance Moms girls have their financial troubles! Maddie Ziegler’s mom Melissa filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy before her daughter became super famous.

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EXCLUSIVE: Dance Mom Stars Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler get surprised by Kendall Vertes at their Meet and Greet - Los Angeles

EXCLUSIVE: Dance Mom Stars Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler get surprised by Kendall Vertes at their Meet and Greet – Los Angeles
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While the dancers are undoubtedly talented, RadarOnline reported that the dance competitions are fake! According to a behind-the-scenes insider, the dances were taped multiple times.

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"Abby Lee's girls filmed their dances multiple times, and they'd say 'This one is for extra,' or 'This one is for production,'" the source said. Meanwhile, other competitors only had one shot.

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2015 Kids' Choice Awards - Arrivals

2015 Kids’ Choice Awards – Arrivals
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Witnesses said that the awards ceremonies are fake, too! "It seemed like they were going to film it and let Abby Lee's people win everything, and let a couple of other people win first place occasionally in categories they didn't have dancers in,” the insider told Radar.

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EXCLUSIVE: Maddie Ziegler of 'Dance Moms' spotted at the airport in Sydney

EXCLUSIVE: Maddie Ziegler of ‘Dance Moms’ spotted at the airport in Sydney
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Miller’s own girls get the short straw, too! Kalani Hilliker revealed to OKMagazine.com that her solo was once cut from the show, though the storyline said Nia Sioux was the only soloist. “I actually did do a solo at nationals,” she told OK!. “It just wasn’t aired on TV.”

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Abby Lee Miller seen at Craig's in West Hollywood, CA

Abby Lee Miller seen at Craig’s in West Hollywood, CA
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Abby doesn’t even pick her own dance number themes! “They give us this horrible music, these cockamamy, asinine themes, and I have to make it work,” Miller told In Touch.

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Maddie Ziegler Leaves a Party at The Chateau Marmont

Maddie Ziegler Leaves a Party at The Chateau Marmont
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Dance Moms may be losing its star! Maddie is reportedly quitting after season 6 to pursue a career in acting.

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Arrivals for the RealityWanted TV Awards

Arrivals for the RealityWanted TV Awards
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Abby once even tried to quit the Abby Lee Dance Company, too, but her lie was later exposed when she was seen filming the show!

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Who could forget the explosive fight when Abby and Dance Mom Kelly Hyland got physical in a feud which later resulted in a lawsuit? The $5 million suit was later dropped, according to reports, and they settled out of court.

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While the dance drama is plentiful, there was really scary drama in September 2015 when five suspicious packages were sent to a child star from the cast, prompting Pittsburgh area police and bomb squads to investigate.

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Later, it was reported that a 36-year-old California man named Phoenix Sundown sent child pornography to one of the child dancers.

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Grand Opening of Abby Lee Miller Dance Studio

Grand Opening of Abby Lee Miller Dance Studio
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Which do you think was the worst scandal? Tweet us at @OKMagazine!

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